There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Omaha by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly to Omaha  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Omaha (OMA) DCA - OMA

$185 - $855

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Bus via Clinton-Blue  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il 1607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1205 / ...

$137 - $288

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Fly to Lincoln, shuttle  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Lincoln (LNK) DCA - LNK
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lincoln, NE to Omaha

$292 - $1,166

Train  •  27 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak California Zephyr

$184 - $515

Bus  •  33 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE 502

$152 - $354

Drive  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Omaha 1155.9 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Omaha. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Omaha, NE via Harrisburg, Pa and Kansas City, MO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Omaha. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Omaha Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 35 min.

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The distance between Washington and Omaha is 1016 miles. The road distance is 1155.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Omaha without a car is to train which takes 27 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Washington to Omaha, including transfers.

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Washington to Omaha bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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Washington to Omaha train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Omaha is to fly which takes 5 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 27 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 29 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Omaha Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Washington to Omaha bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Omaha, NE station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Omaha.
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  • Distance: 1016.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Omaha, NE, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Washington to Omaha hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Omaha via Chicago Union Station in around 27 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Madison, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Covington, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Navigator Airport Express
Website
navigatorairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Lincoln, NE to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Omaha is 1 h behind Washington. It is currently 9:48 PM in Washington and 8:48 PM in Omaha.

Washington to Omaha train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Omaha Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Omaha is 1156 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 51 min to drive from Washington to Omaha.

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United Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Omaha Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Omaha. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs .

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